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2015-11-09 11:01

Cape Town – Media24 in October announced that they would be launching a new Afrikaans channel on DStv.

The lifestyle channel named, VIA, will officially go live today at 16:00 on DStv channel 147.

This 24-hour lifestyle channel is the media company’s first venture in to TV.

"We are extremely excited to launch VIA and we’re proud that we can treat our Afrikaans audiences to a brand-new Afrikaans channel," says Esmaré Weideman, Chief Executive Officer of Media24.

Here’s a first look at what you can expect to see on VIA tonight:

16:00 Padkos

Cape Town's most famous food truck has a new boss, Leroux Botha, and he's on a mission to create the perfect menus for his new business. His fellow foodies pitch in, but it's the public who will ultimately decide if dishes should stay or go.

16:30 Die Eet Oorlog

Three diets. Three brave women and a 30-day battle against the bulge. With the help of a team of experts, the contestants will try to shed the kilos in order to fit into their new swimsuits.

17:00 Styl Stryd

Two contestants with dreams of seeing their decor talents in TUIS magazine duel it out. With a decor blogger alongside, they will decorate an empty shell to a set challenge.

17:30 Inspirasiekos Met Sarie

The talented SARIE food editor, Herman Lensing, is on the lookout for South Africa's best ingredients. He meets the passionate personalities behind the scenes - and whips up a feast to their delight!

18:00 Brood en Botter

Six teams pitch a business to make it big. After weekly entrepreneurial challenges, the winning team will become part of Spice Routes in Paarl's exclusive collection of businesses.

Here's the schedule for the rest of the week:


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